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Mesh term Dementia, Multi-Infarct

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Cerebral Infarction
Dementia, Vascular

Description

Loss of higher cortical functions with retained awareness due to multiple cortical or subcortical CEREBRAL INFARCTION. Memory, judgment, attention span, and impulse control are often impaired, and may be accompanied by PSEUDOBULBAR PALSY; HEMIPARESIS; reflex abnormalities, and other signs of localized neurologic dysfunction. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1060)



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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0